How to compete in a man’s world: Kitty LeRoy and the American West

How do you survive in a world that is uncompromisingly male-biased? A landscape, so convention dictates, where women are born to serve men. Kitty LeRoy, born in 1850 in Michigan, never heard the question and certainly didn’t wait to find out the answer. Born to live This was a woman in a hurry, her ultimate… Read More

Calamity Jane

Calamity Jane was a larger-than-life character of the Old West. She told exaggerated accounts of her own exploits and left history with the impossible task of separating fact from fiction. The reason for her nickname forms part of the mystery. She herself told the story that one Captain Egan, whom she had allegedly just rescued… Read More